CT/IR Technologist, High Point Medical Center

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
Published
March 26, 2021
Location
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Job Description
Job Title:
CT/Interventional Technologist, High Point Medical Center
Job ID:
44927
Location:
 
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Incentives

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Major Duties

CT/IR Technologist, High Point Medical Center

***Sign On Bonus***

Monday - Friday with on-call rotation and holiday coverage.

JOB SUMMARY: 
Responsible for the coordination, assessment and performance of routine, cardiac and invasive CT procedures and diagnostic and therapeutic interventional radiology procedures; the proper operation of all related imaging equipment/systems and image management. Rotates in the CT and Interventional suites.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
High School Diploma or GED General Studies Required
1+ CT/Interventional Technologist Preferred

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 
ARRT American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
BLS American Heart Association
Completion of an approved program resulting in Radiologic Technology certification.
Wake Forest Baptist Health:

Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston Salem – that included Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, and more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experimental medical education and groundbreaking research that include Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.

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Generic Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Carefully considers the needs of the patients when selecting and applying appropriate procedures, techniques, equipment and communications.
2. Produces diagnostic quality images to include proper positioning, correct technical factors, collimation and patient identification which will be monitored by Radiologist complaints and through random QC audits.
3. Patiently and clearly explains procedures to the patient prior to any exam, to reduce anxiety and enhance cooperation.
4. Follows Radiation Protection Policies to avoid unnecessary exposure to the public and to self as evidenced by receiving no more than two-level II readings per year.
5. Consistently performs accurate and complete quality assurance procedures in PACS prior to submitting the study to the Radiologist.
6. Maintains a clean well-stocked and organized work area and notifies appropriate personnel when stock needs replenishing.
7. Verifies the identity of the patient and ensures that the correct procedure is administered.
8. Obtains a relevant history and/or examination data and evaluates for discrepancies and follows up with physician if necessary.
9. Submits complete paperwork to Radiologist for interpretation which will be monitored by Radiologist's complaints.
10. Consistently and accurately enters exam data information and charges in RIS and PACS by the completion of the shift
11. Performs venipuncture and IV line access for the administration of IV contrast as needed per exam per hospital/department policy.
12. Consistently checks Code 4 cart, emergency supplies, scanner check-ups to ensure readiness and safety according to departmental procedures.
13. Transports patients as needed.
14. Upholds a professional working relationship at all times and adheres to department rules.
15. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff when discussing procedures and patient?s care
Ability to maintain daily schedules
Clinical skills to enable recognition and to function accordingly in relation to priorities of patient needs
Good oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy
Completes 24 hours of required continuing educations every two years

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Potential exposure to infections, contagious diseases, and the risk of bloodborne diseases
Exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
Subject to electrical, radiant energy, and radiation hazards
Exposure to a variety of electro-mechanical/power equipment
Possible exposure to odorous chemicals, specimens, housekeeping cleaning agents, and chemicals
Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases
Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Handles emergency or crisis situations
Subject to long, irregular hours
Handles absentee replacement on short notice
Clean work area

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina  27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-6464.  Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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